>> i think that to some degree, and i can't speak specifically to the states, in michigan, certainly, but his position on the bailout, i think, was poorly articulated. by the way, we are not in any way -- it looks like that will be determined if anything, but i think in michigan it hurt him because he was, perhaps, just in sufficiently expressive of a what he was really saying. because when it came down to the structure bankruptcy, the packaged bankruptcy that would have been put forward under his plan, that is exactly where the obama rescue, the salvation of the automobile industry which, by the way, began under president george w. bush, which is president has failed to take note of, which is surprising. neil: just the bad stuff. just the bad stuff. >> but that it was unfortunate because he could have been clear. he could have been more articulate the issue.